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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 351 events
from July 20, 2019 to December 25, 2019
in History (x) category

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Jul20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jul20

CANCELLED: High Bridge Walk by Friends of The Old Croton Aqueduct

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
You will hear the tale of the Old Croton Aqueduct then wind back to the gorgeous Jumel Terrace Historic District, Trinity Cemetery (resting place of Ed Koch and John James Audubon), and to hidden Audubon Terrace.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul20

Summer Open Village

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)Staten Island

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open hearth kitchens.
Category: History, Tours

Jul20

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Family Day will feature plenty of fun outdoor play spaces, tours of the historic farmhouse space, a fun paper oyster craft, and a guest workshop from the Billion Oyster Project.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC: Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

at Dorothy K. McGowan Memorial GardenManhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Ethiopia's coffee ceremony is an integral part of their social and cultural life. An invitation to attend a coffee ceremony is considered a mark of friendship or respect.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Open Garden Day NYC
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul20

The Old Stone House: Witness to War

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ten themed areas at this exhibit allow visitors to explore this history and consider how war impacted the community and what makes these issues relevant in today’s world.
Category: History, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Jul20

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul20

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean, and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul20

Threads: Flax to Linen, Field to Fabric

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
"Threads" examines the history of linen production from field to fabric. Visitors can examine the collection of antique tools of the trade: flax break, hackle, carder and spinning wheel.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul20

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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